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If you want a budget card I personally think the 560Ti and the 6870 are great options
I'd prefer to stay green. Call it brand loyalty or being a fanboy if you will, but I've always had great experience with nVidia!
On that note, which 560 do you recommend I pick up? I've heard the MSI Twin Frozr II is good, but lacks cooling on the VRAM which can prevent overclocking.

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How about a nice set of speakers or an Artic Accelero Xtreme for the gpu? You could also sleeve your PSU if you have the time.
Any particular set of speakers that you can recommend?
I looked into the aftermarket GPU cooler, but at the moment my 260 is at it's max overclock and is at good temperatures, so I can't warrant investing into it. Would rather use the funds toward a new GPU.
I'd love to sleeve my PSU. Any idea if my warranty will be void if I sleeve the cables attached to it?
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Originally Posted by VanillaCena View Post
I'd prefer to stay green. Call it brand loyalty or being a fanboy if you will, but I've always had great experience with nVidia!
On that note, which 560 do you recommend I pick up? I've heard the MSI Twin Frozr II is good, but lacks cooling on the VRAM which can prevent overclocking.


Haha, I'm a long term nVidia user but I always like trying out something new so I got the 6870 and I'm very pleased. Anyways that aside I've seen most people favour the Twin Frozr but the Gigabyte and Asus models are popular as well.
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As much as I like the TF2, the Asus does cool the VRM's and MOSFETS

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-424-_-Product

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Any particular set of speakers that you can recommend?
I looked into the aftermarket GPU cooler, but at the moment my 260 is at it's max overclock and is at good temperatures, so I can't warrant investing into it. Would rather use the funds toward a new GPU.
I'd love to sleeve my PSU. Any idea if my warranty will be void if I sleeve the cables attached to it?
The M-Audio BX5As perhaps? I hear that the Artic Accelero Xtreme is very quiet and has great cooling. It would be good to get away from the reference cooler.
    
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